The Speaker of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Dmytro Razumkov was tested for the Covid-2019 coronavirus. It was reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to a source in the parliament.
It is noted that, according to test results, Razumkov is not infected.
"The result of the test is already known today. Everything is normal. Everything is good. The Verkhovna Rada Chairman does not have a coronavirus," the source said.
As we reported earlier, on March 18, Ukraine's Ministry of Health informed about Ukrainian MP Serhiy Shakhov who tested positive for Covid-2019 coronavirus.
The MP is now under self-isolation, he gets a due treatment.
He contacted other MPs only once: on March 12, at a meeting of the Committee on Ecology. In total, there were 12 MPs.
As of now, there are 16 officially confirmed cases of Covid-2019 in Ukraine.
"As of 22:00, on March 18, 16 COVID-19 cases were spotted in Ukraine: Chernivtsi (10), Zhytomyr (1), Kyiv (2), Donetsk (1) regions and Kyiv (2)," the message reads.
32 Ukrainians are being quarantined abroad.